Alessandra Petlin + Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway

Alessandra recently visited Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, a small boat yard on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. Alessandra spent time photographing the owners, Nat Benjamin and Ross Gannon, as well as workers at the boat yard showcasing the company’s passion for design, building, repair and sailing on hand crafted wooden boats.

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Best of 2013 + VAUGHAN HANNIGAN

As 2013 comes to a close, we wanted to share some our favorite images from this year.  In lieu of gifts, we have made a donation to The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. This has been a great year and we are looking forward to working together in 2014!

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Alessandra Petlin + Henrik Lundqvist

Alessandra recently photographed New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist for Forbes LifeMagazine. Henrik modeled multiple coats for the shoot which took place at Okamoto, the premier ice sculpture carving studio in Long Island City, Queens.

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Alessandra Petlin + Cosmopolitan

Alessandra Petlin was asked to shoot a story for Cosmopolitan Magazine in Boulder, CO, Brookfield, WI and New York.  The story highlights a trend in young, single women out-learning and working in higher level management positions than their male counterparts.

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Alessandra Petlin + Savannah Dietrich

Alessandra was commissioned by Cosmopolitan Magazine to shoot Savannah Dietrich, a victim of sexual assault and cyber bullying, in her hometown of Louisville, KY.  The story, that covers her quest for justice, is in the current issue of the magazine that is on stands now.

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Alessandra Petlin + TIME Magazine

TIME Magazine recently commissioned Alessandra Petlin to shoot a story about the alimony reform that appears in their latest issue. Alessandra photographed “the surprising people who are helping to effect that change: women.”

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Alessandra Petlin + “No Safe Haven”

In a story for People Magazine that is on stands now, Alessandra traveled around the Untied States to photographed six subjects whose lives are marked by gun violence.  The story attempts to explain the unexplainable, parsing the questions left by these awful tragedies, while Alessandra’s images display the sadness and humanity of those involved.

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Alessandra Petlin + Recent Editorial

Alessandra has been around the world for Starwood Group this year but she has also been shooting editorial stories stateside.  Below are images from three of these stories.  Alessandra shot Laura Bush in her Texas home.  People magazine commissioned her to capture images of John Bennett Ramsey, father of murdered child beauty queen, JonBenét Ramsey and for Real Simple she shot author and pie maker Beth M. Howard.

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Alessandra Petlin + Starwood Preferred Guests – Miami & Puerto Rico

Early this year, Alessandra was commissioned to shoot members of the Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) program in Miami & Puerto Rico. Alessandra has already been working with Starwood to update the look of SPG’s photos in their collateral. Each image shows a Real SPG member or members, shot in their preferred hotel.  The personality of each hotel and the SPG member is reflected through of the photograph.

The images shown here are part two of this collaboration, featuring hotels in Miami and Puerto Rico. Stay tuned for part three, which will feature locations in China, Japan & Singapore.

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Alessandra Petlin + Adweek

Alessandra was recently commissioned to shoot David Droga CCO of Droga5 and Abbe Raven, CEO of A&E by Adweek.  The story, entitled “The Givers,” highlights executives who give back while corporate charitable donations are generally on the decline.

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